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SXSW 2018

Welcoming Foreign Entrepreneurs Into Local Economy

To share how we have used tools like J-1 Visa, Softlanding designation and as a welcoming place for newcomers to support local job creation by attracting Foreign Direct Investment, fostering entrepreneurship, and cultivating international economic synergies. Since 2015 we have help over 20 international companies launch in the U.S creating jobs and boosting the tax base. We provide entry strategies, networking and mentoring and acculturation.

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  1. How can you attract foreign investment/companies to your city or region
  2. How do you create international synergies in your local entrepreneurial ecosystem such as incubators, universities etc.
  3. How do you Support job creation by attracting Foreign Direct investment, and cultivating international economic synergy



Herman Nyamunga, Dir of Entrepreneurial Services, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Solo
  • Track: Startup & Tech Sectors
  • Track 2
  • Level: Advanced
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